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Impulse Records: Music, Message and the Moment

Impulse Records: Music, Message and the Moment

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 Impulse! Records will celebrate six decades of releasing some of America’s most widely-acclaimed jazz records with a mix of 60th-anniversary special releases, the label announced on Friday. Branded as Impulse 60! the year-long campaign will see the legendary label release a variety of rare and never-before-heard recordings from John Coltrane, Alice Coltrane, Quincy Jones, and more; unreleased live recordings; high-fidelity reissues of seminal albums; and brand new music from the label’s current roster of artists. The first celebratory release will be Impulse! Records: Music, Message & The Moment, a 4LP box set containing records from Quincy Jones, Alice and John Coltrane, Archie Shepp, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler, and more, due out May 14th. Also included in the box set will be a magazine-style booklet containing the original Impulse! advertisements and artists promo photographs, along with an Impulse! vinyl slipmat. Watch the unboxing video for Music, Message & The Moment below.


1. The John Coltrane Quartet — Africa
2. Max Roach — Garvey's Ghost
3. Quincy Jones and his Orchestra — Hard Sock Dance
4. John Coltrane — Up 'Gainst the Wall
5. Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison Sextet — Just Us Blues
6. John Coltrane — Alabama
7. Charles Mingus — Better Get Hit in Yo' Soul
8. Shirley Scott Trio — Freedom Dance
9. Yusef Lateef — Sister Mamie
10. Archie Shepp — Malcolm, Malcolm, Semper Malcolm
11. Stanley Turrentine — Good Lookin' Out
12. Earl Hines — Black and Tan Fantasy
13. Oliver Nelson — The Rights of All
14. Pharoah Sanders — The Creator Has a Master Plan (edit)
15. John Coltrane & Alice Coltrane — Reverend King
16. The Ahmad Jamal Trio — The Awakening
17. Albert Ayler — Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe
18. Charlie Haden — We Shall Overcome
19. Alice Coltrane — Blue Nile
20. Pharoah Sanders — Astral Traveling
21. Archie Shepp — Blues for Brother George Jackson
22. Michael White — Lament (Mankind)
23. Dewey Redman — Imani
24. Marion Brown — Bismillahi 'Rrahmani 'Rrahim
25. John Handy — Hard Work


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